PEA ISLAND INLET BRIDGE

By JOY CRIST Travelers to and from Hatteras Island are noticing ever-increasing activity at the site of two new bridges for Hatteras Island — the Bonner Bridge replacement over Oregon Inlet and the new temporary bridge at the site of the inlet cut by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Construction officially began on the new Bonner […]

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Buxton skatepark almost finished, another planned for Rodanthe

Hatteras Island will soon have two new skateparks. The skatepark project at the Fessenden Center is almost complete, while the planning for a skatepark outside the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center is underway. The same company – Artisan Skateparks of Kitty Hawk – is handling both projects, which provides an added benefit to island skateboarders, explains Susan […]

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Expert warns that it’s water – not wind – to watch out for in hurricanes

Jamie Rhome, the man who oversees the National Hurricane Center’s Storm Surge Unit and is blazing a trail with new forecasting methods, told a Hatteras Island audience during a weekend presentation on hurricane preparedness that it’s not the category of a storm that the public needs to pay attention to during hurricane watches and warnings […]

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